Subscription scam targets newspaper subscribers

An organization identified by the Better Business Bureau as the Associated Publishers Network has been mailing the fake invoices. It also uses various other names such as United Publisher's Clearing House, National Magazine Services, Orbital Publishing and Publisher’s Billing Exchange. Any Star subscribers receiving such a notice should disregard it.

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Teens can learn a lot from these two new books

“The Teen Money Manual: A Guide to Cash, Credit, Spending, Saving, Work, Wealth and More” by Kara McGuire (Capstone Young Readers) and “O.M.G. Official Money Guide for Teenagers” by Susan Beacham and husband Michael Beacham (Money Savvy Generation) are packed with user-friendly information that make dollars and cents understandable for younger readers.


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Restaurant inspections for Oct. 30

Area restaurants with 7 or more critical or priority health code violations: Wally’s House of Fine Pastries, The Gallery at Sheraton Suites, Blue Bird Bistro, Eat Me Gourmet, La Estrella, Sharks, Bojo’s Bar and Grill, Jasper’s, Leo’s Pizza and Pegah’s Family Restaurant. Most violations are corrected at the time of the inspection. The kitchen at Jay Wolfe were temporarily closed because of violations but have since reopened.


Google Fiber says it won’t sell service in Leawood

Google Fiber told prospective customers in Leawood that it won’t build its network in the prosperous Johnson County suburb. It didn’t elaborate on what prompted the seller of ultra-fast Internet and TV service to back out of one of the most prosperous — and potentially lucrative — cities in the Kansas City market.